COVENEY Simon

Simon COVENEY

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Ireland

Monday 7 November 2022 - 11.00-11.10 /  Hemicycle

JAKOBSDÓTTIR Katrín

Katrín JAKOBSDÓTTIR

Prime Minister

Iceland

Monday 7 November 2022 - 15.45-16.00 /  Hemicycle

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Katrín Jakobsdóttir: “Democracies must stay together to protect hard-won political rights and freedoms”

7 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

“There is a tendency to think that democracies perish as a result of violent action, such as military coups or aggression. But in our time, they can be undermined by other overt means or wither away in enforced silence,” said Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir, referring to...

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Simon Coveney: “Democracy is our world’s most precious metal”

7 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

“Amidst economic uncertainty and rising inequality, democracy has come under sustained assault from without and – more damagingly – from within,” said Ireland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney when addressing the World Forum for Democracy. Minister Coveney highlighted three factors...

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